Biography: 
  • Gerson, Carole. "Marie Joussaye Fotheringham: Canada's First Woman Labour Poet." Canadian Notes & Queries 44 (Spring 1991): 21-23.
  • --. "‘Only a Working Girl’: The Story of Marie Joussaye Fotheringham." Northern Review 19 (1998): 141-60.
Biography: 
  • Kizuk, R. Alex. "Robert (Winkworth) Norwood." Canadian Writers, 1890-1920. Ed. William H. New. Detroit: Gale, 1990.
  • Norwood, Robert. Bill Boram. New York: Doran, 1921. Internet Archive
  • --. Driftwood. N.pl.: n.pr., 1898.
  • --. His Lady of the Sonnets. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1915. Internet Archive
Biography: 

Governor General Lord Tweedsmuir of Elsfield (John Buchan, author of The Thirty-Nine Steps), the representative of the British monarch in Canada, established the annual Governor General's Literary Awards in 1936 for the best books of the year. These are the most prestigious such awards in Canada.

Biography: 

Bergonzi, Bernard. "Belloc, (Joseph) Hilaire Pierre René (1870–1953)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004.

Biography: 
  • Gay, William. Sonnets and Other Verses. Melbourne: E. A. Petherick, 1894. Internet Archive
  • --. Sonnets. Bendigo, 1896.
  • --. Christ on Olympus and Other Poems. Bendigo: W. Gay, 1896.
  • --. The Complete Poetical Works of William Gay. 1911. Internet Archive. SETIS.
Biography: 

Christopher John Brennan was born in Sydney, Australia in 1870 of Irish parents. Brennan first studied for the priesthood, but abandoned his vocation at St. Ignatius College for the University of Sydney. There Brennan concentrated on classics and philosophy, graduating from the University with first class honours in 1891.

Biography: 
  • Butscher, Edward. "Aiken, Conrad." American Biographical Dictionary Online. American Council of Learned Societies: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Biography: 

E. R. "Bus" Davey grew up in London, Ontario. In 1943 he was posted to the Royal Air Force Banff Strike Wing (Scotland) as a member of the 404 squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force. On October 2, 1944, piloting Beaufighter "Q" (#LV 189), Davey died as a result of a mid-air collision with Beaufighter F.

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